Before you quit your day job

Before you quit your day job. Everyone talks about how much “runway” your startup has, which is a not-so-fancy term for how much longer you can stay in business before going broke. But, no one ever seems to talk about how much runway YOU have personally.

Startups don’t fail when the Company runs out of money. Startups fail when the Founder runs out of money.

millennial careers

Millennial careers: is this the last generation to have one?

People are starting to question the idea of a career. Millennials (ie the under 30s) are starting to wonder what all the fuss is about. (see post below).

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In the movie, Into the Wild, young Chris McCandless says to his older friend, “I think careers are a twentieth century invention Mr Franz, and I don’t want one.”

That movie was released in 2008, long before most millennials even had to think about careers.

I’d like to add that it’s not just millennials. A few of us older folk have been doing this for a while too… like me.

Careers are a waste of a life. I’d much rather focus all my tachyons and photons on designing a lifestyle I want, then looking for the vehicle that gets me there (a lifestyle business).

Full story: qz.com/800475/millennials-need-to-ditch-their-parents-outdated-career-ladders-and-embrace-job-hopping/

Quit Your Job And Live Abroad: 8 Places So Cheap You Might Not Need To Work

You don’t have to quit your job, you can it take with you…

But if you do, here are 8 places where life after work might not be so bad (and expensive) after all…

Here, Peddicord shares her top picks to live around the world: eight places where expats can get by on next to nothing. “They’re beautiful, interesting, welcoming and adventure-rich places that are also single-friendly and uber-affordable,” she says.

Full story here